IEEE Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications in Asia 2020

Virtual Conference | September 23-25, 2020

Important Dates:

  • Two Page Abstract:
       June 15, 2020
  • Notification of Acceptance:
       June 30, 2020
  • Tutorial Proposal:
       June 15, 2020
  • Tutorial Notification:
       July 15, 2020
  • Final Paper Submission:
       July 31, 2020
  • Sponsored by:

    Co-sponsored by:

    Online presentation


    Conference Information

    The Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications in Asia (WiPDA-Asia) is sponsored by IEEE Power Electronic Society, providing a forum for device scientists, circuit designers, and application engineers to share technology updates, research findings, development experience, and application knowledge.

    Participation Opportunity

  • Tutorials: Tutorials covering both device and application topics will be offered on Sep. 23th, 2020.
  • Keynote Sessions: Keynote sessions will be held on Sep. 24th-25th, 2020, in which leading experts from academia, industry, and research institutes will share their insights on technology developments and future trends.
  • Technical Paper Session: Both oral and poster technical papers will be presented to share the updated research results during Sep. 24th-25th, 2020.
  • Call for Exhibitions: A number of booths will be available for exhibition.
  • Main Topic

    Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Heteroepitaxial and bulk materials growth
  • Gate dielectrics and surface passivation
  • Device structures and fabrication techniques
  • Device characterization and modeling
  • Very high efficiency and compact converters
  • SOAs including short-circuit, spike, and transient tolerance
  • Harsh environment (e.g. high temperature) operation and reliability
  • Packaging, power modules, and ICs
  • Hard-switched and soft-switched applications
  • Common-mode and EMI management
  • Gate drive and other auxiliary circuits
  • High-performance passive components
  • Applications in renewable energy and storage, transportation, industrial drives, and grid power
  • Keynote Speakers

    Hiroyuki Matsunami, Ph.D.
    Professor Emeritus,
    Kyoto University, Japan

    Yong Kang, Ph.D. (Canceled. No show.)
    Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

    Chwan Ying Lee, Ph.D.
    Hestia-Power Group, Taiwan

    Ken Nakahara, Ph.D.
    General Manager of Research and Development Center,
    ROHM Co. Ltd, Japan

    Alan Mantooth, Ph.D.
    IEEE Fellow,
    Past President of IEEE Power Electronics Society,
    Distinguished Professor,
    The Twenty-First Century Research Leadership Chair,
    Department of Electrical Engineering,
    University of Arkansas, USA

    Takeshi Oi
    Chief Engineer,
    Advanced Technology R&D Center,
    Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan

    Kenichiro Tanaka, Ph.D.
    Energy Solutions Development Center, Engineering Division, Industrial Solutions Company,
    Panasonic Corporation., Japan

    Ichiro Omura, Ph.D.
    Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan

    Alexander Lidow, Ph.D.
    CEO and Co-founder of Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC), USA

    Akio Shima, Ph. D.
    Senior Chief Researcher of Center for Technology Innovation - Measurement & Electronics,
    Hitachi, Ltd. Research & Development Group, Japan